Data Set ID:
NSIDC-0080

Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures, Version 1

The Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperature product provides near-real-time polar stereographic gridded daily brightness temperatures for both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary:

initial release

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Data: Data integrity and usability verified; data customization services available for select data

Documentation: Key metadata and comprehensive user guide available

User Support: Assistance with data access and usage; guidance on use of data in tools and data customization services

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Parameter(s):
  • MICROWAVE > BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE
Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 90, 
N: -60, 
S: 60, 
S: -90, 
E: 180, 
E: 180, 
W: -180
W: -180
Platform(s):DMSP 5D-3/F17, DMSP 5D-3/F18
Spatial Resolution:
  • 25 km x 25 km
  • 12.5 km x 12.5 km
Sensor(s):SSMIS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 April 2016
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Jim Maslanik, Julienne Stroeve

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As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Maslanik, J. and J. Stroeve. 1999. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.5067/AKQDND71ZDLF. [Date Accessed].

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